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Join the Library to access resources from off site.
You may need to register for a Clinicians Health Channel (CHC) account to access some resources from outside the Austin Health network.
Your library barcode number is on the back of your Library card. It should start with CB03 and end in D. If you have an older library card, you may need to replace the C with CB03.
If you no longer have your Library card contact the Library.
If these steps don't help, it sounds like your Library registration has expired (this happens every 12 months). Please call or email the Library and we will renew your registration. If you need help with troubleshooting access from home please call the Library.
We can! Have you searched the Catalogue or A-Z Journals list? These are the best places to check on what is available in the Library and will show you if the article is already available to download. If you can't find what you are looking for, you can submit a document delivery request.
Print journals are held in the Library.
If the link directly to the article does not get you where you need to go, search the A-Z Journals list to find the journal you are looking for and then navigate to the volume, issue and page for the article you need.
You should only need to log in using your Library barcode and password, unless there is additional information provided in the catalogue or A-Z Journals list. If you are asked for an additional and unfamiliar login please email the library - include screenshots if you can - and we will investigate.
If you are still unable to access the content you need, please contact the Library.
Books may be collected outside of staffed hours at the Austin Health Sciences Library.
To organise this, please email Library@austin.org.au with the book details and desired collection date.
The book will be checked out to you by library staff and the due date will be marked on the loan card inside the book.
We will leave it for you to collect on the shelves on your right as you enter the library. It will be parcelled with your name.
We are located at:
Health Sciences Library
Level 4, Lance Townsend Building
145 Studley Road, Heidelberg
PO Box 5555, Victoria, 3084
We can! Our professionally trained health librarians will work with you to find evidence-based information to meet your needs. You can make an appointment to work with an Austin Librarian.
Library resources are accessible via the Pulse and the Library website anywhere on the Austin, Repat and Talbot campuses. If you are not on the Austin campus use our online Library registration form to join.
We send books to staff at Repat and Talbot campuses on request.
If you would like to request a book not held by the library, please submit an Interlibrary loan request.
Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre: We will provide you with full instructions for returning your book when you borrow. Please call the library on 9496 5393 if you are not sure how to return your book.
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital: Use the Library returns box in the Centaur Building - Ground Floor (behind the curved wall, see below picture). We regularly clear the box. Please do not return the item via Internal mail.
Visit UpToDate from any computer within the Austin Health network. Click the Log in/Register link in the top right corner of the screen.Complete all fields and then click Submit Registration. See How to access UpToDate for more information.
Now you can download the app and log in with your user information to access UpToDate Anywhere.
If you need more help, you can request a training session with a librarian.
EndNote is available on all Library computers; we do not have a site licence for EndNote.
You can access Standards using the i2i platform. You will need to register using your Austin Health email address.
If the standard you need is locked, select "Request unlock". Your department will be charged for the cost of the standard. We will contact you to confirm your department cost centre details before unlocking.
We do! Contact the Library using your Austin Health email address and we will provide you with the institutional fellowship code.
Have a look at the BMJ Case Reports User Guide for more information about how to submit your case.
Some Austin departments have purchased some modules of SPSS for their own use and you may be able to access it this way.
If you have a University of Melbourne login there is a PC in the Library with SPSS and other satistical programs such as SigmaPlot 12, R, NVIVO and G*Power 3.